Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid attended the 12th Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation Forum on Sunday.
The Vice President and Ruler of Dubai said such meetings were important to foster a spirit of teamwork and to underpin channels of collaboration between the UAE and other countries.
He attended the forum's fifth session, which focused on UAE-US relations. Also present at the session were Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Mohammed Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future, Dr Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Reem Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Co-operation, and Zaki Nusseibeh, Minister of State.
Across the country, the Ruler of Fujairah, Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed, met with Dr Khalid Al Jaradi, Ambassador of Oman to the UAE, and Samir Al Mansar, Ambassador of Tunisia to the UAE, at his palace in Al Rumaila.
The two ambassadors thanked Sheikh Hamad for his hospitality and praised the Fujairah Government for promoting ties between the UAE and their respective countries.
Back in Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, met with members of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company’s Future Leaders’ programme.
He and Dr Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State, chairman of Masdar and chief executive of Adnoc Group, held a lunch reception at Zuma with the members of the programme.
Also in the capital, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, Deputy Prime Miniser and Minister of Presidential Affairs, chaired the first meeting of the Supreme National Committee of the Year of Zayed at the Presidential Palace. The meeting was attended by Dr Anwar Gargah, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Mohammed Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future.
In Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid visited Gulfood Exhibition after it was officially opened by Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance.
The exhibition is the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade show, reported state news agency Wam.